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Mr. Duck Steps Out (1940)

TV-G  |   |  Animation, Short, Comedy  |  7 June 1940 (USA)
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Donald is headed for Daisy. However, his nephews are too.

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Clarence Nash ...
Donald Duck / Daisy Duck / Huey / Dewey / Louie (voice) (uncredited)
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Donald is heading out for a night on the town with Daisy, but first he needs to ditch his resourceful nephews. Easier said than done. They get to Daisy's house first, but Donald buys them off with ice cream, which works for about 10 seconds. Eventually, Donald and Daisy do some pretty wild dancing, made wilder when the nephews get a hot ear of popcorn into Donald. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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7 June 1940 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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This is the only short where Clarence Nash did all five of the Duck clan's voices. See more »

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Dancing Duck
31 August 2005 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Donald has woken up on the right side of the bed for a change is seriously in a great groove and plans to romance Daisy with a box of chocolates. He dances everywhere in perfect timing with a tune that we can all hear. It's one of those cartoons where actions correspond to the way the music is played and it's done very well.

Donald's trip to Daisy's house is spoiled when his nephews insist on tagging along. He tries, and fails, to rid them with an ice cream bribe. Instead they manage to make him swallow a load of corn that is in the middle of popping which sends him on a wild, spastic jitterbug dance around the living room, which Daisy mistakes for genuine dancing talent.

At least he ends up impressing her and getting kisses.


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